Resist fall protection

18 August, 2008

The Resist range of fall protection gear is designed to resist the detrimental effects that grease, oil, paint, dirt and grime place on fall protection harnesses and shock absorbing lanyards.

Pit covers

18 August, 2008

ACO is the first approved registered supplier of pit covers to Queensland Main Roads. Types 1, 3, 4, 7, 8 and 60 cable pits comply with Queensland Main Roads specifications MRS 11.78 Fabrication of Structural Steelwork; MRS 11.91 Ducts and Pits; and are manufactured to Main Roads standard drawings.

Construction site secured after dogbox falls 10 storeys

14 August, 2008

SafeWork SA is investigating a serious workplace incident, where a suspended work box fell 10 storeys at an Adelaide construction site.

South Yarra construction sites found unsafe

07 August, 2008

A two-day WorkSafe Victoria campaign targeting construction sites in South Yarra has identified a large number of safety breaches.

Fall protection website launched

17 July, 2008

A website dedicated to fall protection products and information was launched recently by Miller.

Fall arrest anchor

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: SafetyLink Pty Ltd

The RetroLink abseiling and fall arrest anchor has an unobtrusive design that requires no special tooling and minimal penetration to the roof sheeting. It can be installed onto a metal C or Z purlin, where no access is available from underneath the roof.

Telehandler access equipment

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Haulotte Australia Pty Ltd

The Haulotte Top Lift range of compact telehandlers have lifting capacities of up to 4 t and lifting heights of up to 17 m. They provide low levels of environmental pollution, operator comfort and safety, reliability and ease of transportation.

Fall prevention with low conductivity

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The Live Line range of fall protection harnesses is designed to resist electrical conductivity and addresses the needs of utility workers who are faced with the dangerous task of working on both high- and low-voltage live lines from an EWP vehicle.

Telescopic boom

01 July, 2008 | Supplied by: Haulotte Australia Pty Ltd

The Telescopic Big Boom HB86 TJ+ (H28 TJ+) has a telescopic jib which offers a 5 m additional reach with proportional controls to work in challenging environments.

Safety alert for scaffolding

27 June, 2008

WorkCover NSW has issued a reminder to the construction industry to follow adequate safety precautions when working with scaffolding.

Two fatal falls in June

26 June, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria has called on employers and workers to maximise fall prevention safety after the deaths of two men in June.

Toolbox talks for tradies

20 June, 2008

WorkCover NSW and the Housing Industry Association (HIA) have organised a series of Toolbox Talks to be held throughout 2008.

Victorian builders failing height safety

12 June, 2008

A campaign targeting fall prevention in the Victorian construction industry has found greater efforts are needed to reduce the high rate of fatalities and serious injuries.

National COP for fall prevention

07 May, 2008

The Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) declared the National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Falls in General Construction (General Falls Code) at its meeting in Canberra recently.

Roof rack ladder clamp

21 April, 2008 | Supplied by: European Building Innovations

The Ultimate Ladder Clamp is an innovative way to safely secure ladders to roof racks. Each clamp takes less than 60 s to fit or release and can be fitted with a padlock to ensure that the ladders are protected from theft.

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